Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe

Men's New Balance Minimus 10v2

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Men's NEW BALANCE® MINIMUS 10v2 :: Maximize your preference for a minimalist running experience when you run in the Men's New Balance® Minimus 10v2, the running shoe that offers great protection in a minimal package. Enjoy that close-to-the-ground feel you're looking for from a 4mm heel-toe drop, while also securing great support from the no-sew overlays, and extra traction plus durability from the Vibram® outsole. Add to your au-natural experience by stripping down, at least at your feet, as these running shoes are meant to be worn sans-socks. 6.5 ounces

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

Features & Benefits:

  • Vibram outsole: Maximum traction and durability
  • No-sew overlays: Support where the foot needs it
  • Lightweight
  • NBW2754


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Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe
 
4.3

(based on 9 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (7)
  • Comfortable (6)
  • Breathable (5)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (6)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        89% 

        (8 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (3), Enthusiast (3), Gym rat (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

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    4.0

    Great shoe

    By Nissa

    from Atlanta, Ga

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Fast
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

      A fast shoe that gives you a great feel for the road. Easy to put on and take off, unlike some other minimus shoes. One that I would purchase again.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too big
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      It Cured What Ailed Me

      By Paul the Runner

      from Ann Arbor, MI

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

        I had been running in big cushiony shoes for 20 years, each time I would up my weekly miles I would get an injury and have to start all over. Like many people, Born To Run intrigued me enough to try a minimalist shoe as I found midfoot striking in my old 12mm drop shoes nearly impossible.
        I liked that the Minimus came in 2E widths and looked relatively normal so I chose it to be my first steps into a new running style. Like other reviewers stated, it is very strange actually feeling the ground right beneath your feet, but it really gets you in tune with your stride and form. Heel strikes are actually punished with these shoes so you learn quickly.
        300 miles later I am injury free and have run multiple half marathons in them and setting PRs as I go. My new midfoot strike comes naturally now and I've ordered my second pair on Minimus shoes. I love these!

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great shoes for circuit training

        By emiller66

        from Virginia Beach, VA

        About Me Gym Rat

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Great For Balance
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Poor Cushioning

        Best Uses

        • Gym

        Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

        Although typically used for barefoot running applicaitons, I find these shoes to be to minimalist for that training. That said, they are perfect for gym routines that depend heavility on form resonating from proper foot placement up through the body. Love em.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        Too early to tell

        By KBR

        from Westerville, Ohio

        About Me Gym Rat

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gym

          Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

          I have ran in these three times. No inserts, I have a little bit wider foot so inserts made them too tight. I need a little bit looser shoe. Got heel blisters from the runs, I set them aside for a week.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          feel like slippes

          By Sparky The Cat

          from Independence, OR

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

            I have run less than 10 miles and not more than 4 miles at one time. I have had foot pains and got the slightly elevated heel and have not experience any problems so far. These have been very comfortable so far. Time and distance will be the real test.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            I want these shoes in different colors

            By Ali

            from Oceanside

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Fast
            • Good Traction
            • Great with Jeans
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

              These shoes fit perfectly and you don't need to break them in. They are very light and great for running. I also wear them out to the gym and when i go out to places because of how comfortable they feel.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              3.0

              Very light wieght

              By emiller66

              from Virginia Beach, VA

              About Me Gym Rat

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Poor Cushioning

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

              My jury is still out on this one. I've run in them three times and each time I've developed an injury. Part of this is likely due to bad form, but these are SO minimal they are practically a barefoot shoe. Keep that in mind when buying.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Impressed

              By Almost Gets

              from Batavia, IL

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good Traction
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

                I'm a runner I about 6 years. Two years very serious racing. The last few years fell off from running regularly. Was in VFF. Looking for a little more support, but needed something to build miles again. I wear them without socks, due to likely triathlons this year. Had to make sure I was in a zero drop though.

                Feel a little splashy at first, probably due to the VFF for the past several years. After a few miles I felt comfortable in them, and still connected to the ground. They give enough to feel the earth, but not too much where I have to be worried about every foot strike.

                I'm impressed with them. The arch support was my biggest qualm when trying on shoes again. The previous version of this shoe was too much arch support for me. Toe box is comfortable. The wrap style is very comfortable. And I appreciate the heel cup, snug and no rub.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Very durable

                By Jason

                from San Diego, California

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Staff Reviewer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Great with Jeans

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Walking

                  Comments about Mens New Balance Minimus 10v2 Running Shoe:

                  I love my new Minimus 10v2 running shoes, they are much more durable that the previous version with the vibram outsole that New Balance has added to their new Minimus shoe. They are lightweight and breathable which is great and I love how I can feel the road under me. They are great minimal running shoes.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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